CS30 Maintain & Operate the Chainsaw & Basic Cross-Cutting

There is a scheduled public event for this course:

  • 25/09/2017: 0020-03 (CS30) Maintain & Use a Chainsaw & 0020-04 (CS31) Fell & Process Small Trees (Ref: 170925) (Andover). View details & book >>

Course information:

There are two qualification options for the basic chainsaw module:

City & Guilds (NPTC) 0020-03 Maintain & Operate the Chainsaw & Basic Cross-Cutting
Pre-Requisite Qualification:  None
Formerly known as CS30 this qualification is suitable for those who work in the forest and/or arboricultural industries or those who need to be able to progress to fell and process material over 200mm in diameter.  Our course prepares candidates to take their assessment with a City & Guilds independent assessor.   Dale Valley Training arranges NPTC assessments on behalf of their candidates.

Lantra Awards 2556 Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross-Cutting
Pre-Requisite Qualification:  None
This Integrated Training & Assessment course is suitable for those outside of the forest and/or arboricultural industries or those who do not need to be able to progress to fell and process material over 200mm in diameter.  Candidates complete an assessment / test at the end of the course with their instructor.

Who is the course for?

This course is suitable for anyone who wishes to operate a chainsaw at a basic level.  The course is very physical and candidates must be fit and able to carry out the tasks required of the course.

Course content:

  • Operator safety, risk assessments, current legislation
  • PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
  • Daily & routine maintenance on a chainsaw
  • Starting & checking the chainsaw
  • Cross-cutting
  • Emergency procedures on a work site
  • Stacking cross-cut timber

Duration:

Training for City & Guilds NPTC:  2 Days plus assessment time

Lantra Awards:  2 Days including assessment

Accreditation options:

City & Guilds (NPTC)

Lantra Awards



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